Hokyu Hwang

Associate Professor

Hokyu Hwang is an associate professor in the School of Management and Governance, UNSW Business School, UNSW Sydney. He received his PhD in sociology from Stanford University. His research examines the causes and consequences of organizational rationalization.

Journal articles
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Hwang H; Colyvas J, 2021, 'Constructed Actors and Constitutive Institutions for a Contemporary World', Academy of Management Review, vol. 46, pp. 214 - 219, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/amr.2020.0418
2021
Hwang H; Höllerer MA, 2020, 'The COVID-19 Crisis and Its Consequences: Ruptures and Transformations in the Global Institutional Fabric', Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, vol. 56, pp. 294 - 300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0021886320936841
2020
Hwang H; Colyvas J, 2020, 'Ontology, Levels of Society, and Degrees of Generality: Theorizing Actors as Abstractions in Institutional Theory', Academy of Management Review, vol. 45, pp. 570 - 595, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/amr.2014.0266
2020
Kim BK; Hwang H; Cho HJ; Jang YS, 2019, 'The Rationalization of Korean Universities', Minerva, vol. 57, pp. 501 - 521, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11024-019-09377-2
2019
Hwang H; Colyvas J, 2019, 'What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Microfoundations? Conceptualizations of actor and multi-level accounts of the micro in institutional processes', Research in the Sociology of Organizations, vol. 65B, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S0733-558X2019000065B026
2019
Hwang H; Colyvas J; Drori J, 2019, 'The proliferation and profusion of actors in institutional theory.', Research in the Sociology of Organizations, vol. 58, pp. 3 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S0733-558X20190000058002
2019
Hwang H; Suarez D, 2019, 'Beyond Service Provision: Advocacy and the Construction of Nonprofits as Organizational Actors.', Research in the Sociology of Organizations, vol. 58, pp. 87 - 109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S0733-558X20190000058007
2019
Hwang H, 2016, 'Actor As Abstraction And Metaphor In Institutional Theory', Academy of Management Proceedings, vol. 2016, pp. 17483 - 17483, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2016.17483abstract
2016
Hwang H; Bromley P, 2015, 'Internal and External Determinants of Formal Plans in the Nonprofit Sector', International Public Management Journal, vol. 18, pp. 568 - 588, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10967494.2015.1038671
2015
Chandler D; Hwang H, 2015, 'Learning From Learning Theory: A Model of Organizational Adoption Strategies at the Microfoundations of Institutional Theory', Journal of Management, vol. 41, pp. 1446 - 1476, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0149206315572698
2015
Hwang H; Colyvas J, 2014, 'The Proliferation of the Actor and Its Consequences', Academy of Management Proceedings, vol. 2014, pp. 16663 - 16663, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2014.16663abstract
2014
Suárez DF; Hwang H, 2013, 'Resource Constraints or Cultural Conformity? Nonprofit Relationships with Businesses', Voluntas, vol. 24, pp. 581 - 605, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11266-012-9267-z
2013
Bromley P; Hwang H; Powell WW, 2012, 'Decoupling revisited: Common pressures, divergent strategies in the U. S. nonprofit sector', M@n@gement, vol. 15, pp. 469 - 469, http://dx.doi.org/10.3917/mana.155.0469
2012
Hwang H; Jang YS; Park K, 2012, 'The Changing Motivations of ISO 9000 Adoption among Korean Firms', Academy of Management Proceedings, vol. 2012, pp. 17541 - 17541, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2012.17541abstract
2012
Bromley P; Hwang H; Powell WW, 2012, 'Decoupling revisited: Common pressures, divergent strategies in the U.S. nonprofit sector', Management (France), vol. 15, pp. 468 - 501
2012
Hwang H; Colyvas JA, 2011, 'Problematizing actors and institutions in institutional work', Journal of Management Inquiry, vol. 20, pp. 62 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1056492610387705
2011
Drori GS; Meyer JW; Hwang H, 2009, 'Global organization: Rationalization and actorhood as dominant scripts', Research in the Sociology of Organizations, vol. 27, pp. 17 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S0733-558X(2009)0000027003
2009
Hwang H; Powell W, 2009, 'The Rationalization of Charity: The Influences of Professionalism in the Nonprofit Sector', Administrative Science Quarterly, vol. 54, pp. 268 - 298
2009
Suarez D; Hwang H, 2008, 'Civic Engagement and Nonprofit Lobbying in California, 1998-2003', Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, vol. 37, pp. 93 - 112
2008
Hwang H, 2002, 'Structural Expansion and the Cost of Global Isomorphism: A Cross-national Study of Modern Ministerial Structures, 1950-1990.', International Sociology, vol. 17, pp. 481 - 503
2002
Book Chapters
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Suarez D; Hwang H, 2020, 'Collaborations and Networks', in The Routledge Companion to Nonprofit Management, Routledge, pp. 317 - 334, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315181011
2020
Lok J; Hwang H; Höllerer MA, 2016, '‘Managers to the rescue!’: Evaluating the legacy of stewardship theory from an institutional perspective', in Qiu JXJ; Luo BN; Jackson C; Sanders K (ed.), Advancing organizational theory in a complex world, Taylor & Francis, New York, pp. 132 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315677293
2016
Hwang H; Jang YS; Park KT, 2014, 'The Changing Factors of ISO 9001 Adoption among Korean Firm', in Global Themes and Local Variations in Organization and Management: Perspectives on Glocalization, Routledge, pp. 339 - 354, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203139486
2014
Hwang H, 2006, 'Globalization and the Shifting Locus of Planning', in Drori GS; Meyer JW; Hwang H (ed.), Globalization and Organization: World Society and Organizational Change, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, pp. 69 - 91
2006
Meyer JW; Drori GS; Hwang H, 2006, 'Conclusion', in Drori GS; Meyer JW; Hwang H (ed.), Globalization and Organization: World Society and Organizational Change, Oxford University Press, pp. 258 - 274
2006
Drori GS; Meyer JW; Hwang H, 2006, 'Introduction', in Drori GS; Meyer JW; Hwang H (ed.), Globalization and Organization: World Society and Organizational Change, Oxford University Press, pp. 1 - 24
2006
Meyer JW; Drori GS; Hwang H, 2006, 'World Society and the Proliferation of Formal Organization', in Drori GS; Meyer JW; Hwang H (ed.), Globalization and Organization: World Society and Organizational Change, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, pp. 25 - 49
2006
Hwang H; Powel W, 2005, 'Institutions and Entrepreneurship', in Alvarez SA; Agrawal RR; Sorenson O (ed.), Handbook of Entrepreneurship Research: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Springer, New York, pp. 201 - 232
2005
Hwang H; Suarez D, 2005, 'Lost and Found in the Translation of Strategic Pland and Websites', in Czarniawska B; Sevon G (ed.), How Ideas, Objects, and Practices Travel in the Global Economy, Liber, Malmo, pp. 71 - 93
2005
Castilla E; Hwang H; Granovetter E; Granovetter M, 2000, 'Social Networks in Silicon Valley', in Lee C-M; Miller WF; Hancock MG; Rowen HS (ed.), The Silicon Valley Edge, Stanford University Press, pp. 218 - 247
2000
Edited Books
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Hwang H; Colyvas J; Drori G, (eds.), 2019, Agents, Actors, Actorhood: Institutional Perspectives on the Nature of Agency, Action, and Authority, Emerald Publishing Limited
2019
Drori G; Meyer J; Hwang H, (eds.), 2006, Globalization and Organization: World Society and Organizational Change, Oxford University Press
2006

National Research Foundation of Korea funded by the Korean Government, 2018-2021 (NRF-2018S1A5A2A03030694) 

National Research Foundation of Korea funded by the Korean Government, 2014-2016 (NRF-2014S1A5A2A03065913)